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Make friends & win some money with online bingo

Published: 21st April 2021 18:07

Long seen as one of the most popular games in the country, bingo can now take on many forms and continue to attract new players on a daily basis.


With a global pandemic closing down bingo halls for a considerable amount of time the world of online bingo reaches all new peaks and followings.

When you move into a new area like Berkshire or Nottinghamshire, it can be beyond daunting to venture out into a new neighbourhood. So a great way to connect to local residents is through online bingo. But what’s the difference between online bingo and live bingo?

A homely environment and tea on tap

Unlike the more traditional way of playing bingo in a specified location like a bingo hall or community centre, playing bingo online has many perks, which have certainly proved useful since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Joining a game of bingo is easy and fun and with so many websites online offering their services, the only choice to be made is which game to start on.

Although there are chat forums and ways of sending messages to other players while the games continue, perhaps the only drawback of online bingo is the lack of real social interaction. Many players live for their weekly trip to bingo, but in these times the social element has had to compromise in order for gameplay to still continue. Mind you, continual tea on tap from the kitchen can’t be bad.

Choosing Online Bingo Bonuses

Online bingo websites are extremely popular in the UK with hundreds of sites that allow you to play for real money. All you need to do is make a deposit, claim your bonus, and then buy a bingo card or multiple cards and once the bingo balls start to draw, each time a number on your card appears, it is automatically ticked off. Bingo bonus offers begin when you sign up to the bingo site and make your first deposit. This bonus is known as a welcome bonus offer. Sites such as whichbingo.co.uk can help you choose the right bonus deal for you.

When choosing a bonus you will need to look out for wagering requirements. The biggest bonus is not always the best bonus as some may come with a high wagering requirement. Therefore, as a general rule of thumb, bingo welcome bonuses with low wagering requirements are often the best. Make sure you check out the Whichbingo sites suggested above where you find out what the wagering requirements are on different online bingo sites!

Trying something new

Bingo halls are well known for selling their books of tickets, flyers and having a little side game to allow for toilet breaks etc throughout the evening.

However, with online bingo there’s a wide variety of games which all offer different aspects, depending what kind of game players are in the mood for.

Themed rooms are nothing new to online bingo rooms, plus unique ways of play, such as filling a different shaped bingo board, quizzes, additional bonuses for finishing a game in a set number of calls and loads more.

Keeping up with the speed

Compared to traditional bingo callers in halls who speak loudly and clearly for all players to hear each number, this factor is lost with online bingo, so how does it work?

Online bingo rooms have pre recorded voices which read out all the numbers throughout gameplay at a pre-set speed. So unfortunately, if you miss a number, you may miss out.

However, on many bingo websites, players simply must buy the ticket and then watch the game unfold before them. The numbers are automatically dabbed during play, and once all the numbers have been marked off, a claim will be made by the computer. These methods used by popular bingo websites make it much easier to transition between live and online bingo and it also allows you to message friends on the group chat without worrying about missing a number while typing.

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